Feb
26
Mon
11:00 am Project Report Back Session @ iThemba LABS, Cape Town
Project Report Back Session @ iThemba LABS, Cape Town
Feb 26 @ 11:00 am
All iThemba LABS staff are invited to attend the presentation session on the following projects: Tape station for beta decay studies and LERIB: Rob Bark Alternative water supply: Daniel Dithejane Site upgrade project: Daniel Dithejane
Feb
28
Wed
6:00 pm Public Lecture:   Stellar Symbiosis @ iThemba LABS, Cape Town
Public Lecture:   Stellar Symbiosis @ iThemba LABS, Cape Town
Feb 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
SPEAKER: Dr. Joanna Mikolajewska from Nicolous Copernicus Astronomical Centre, Poland RSVP: 021 843 1021 or luchricia@tlabs.ac.za Majority of stars are in binaries, and more than half of them will interact and exchange mass at some[...]
Mar
5
Mon
all-day Advanced Nuclear Science and Tec... @ iThemba LABS, Cape Town
Advanced Nuclear Science and Tec... @ iThemba LABS, Cape Town
Mar 5 – Mar 9 all-day
This workshop will be held at iThemba LABS 5-9 March 2018 and will discuss current techniques in digital signal processing for gamma and neutron spectroscopy, and develop future collaborations between nuclear physicists in the UK,[...]
Mar
28
Wed
8:30 am 14th International Masterclasses @ iThemba LABS, Cape Town
14th International Masterclasses @ iThemba LABS, Cape Town
Mar 28 @ 8:30 am – 6:00 pm
14th International Masterclasses @ iThemba LABS, Cape Town
Twitter Page Facebook Page View the flyer   Gallery of photos from Masterclass 2016 Gallery of photos from Masterclass 2015 International Masterclasses in particle physics give secondary school students the opportunity to discover the world[...]
Jul
18
Wed
11:00 am Physics Forum @ iThemba LABS, Cape Town
Physics Forum @ iThemba LABS, Cape Town
Jul 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
CONTACT PERSON: Luna Pelligri EMAIL: luna.pellegri@gmail.com

News

ALICE Muon Tracking Chambers (MCH) Upgrade Project

Rony Kuriakose (electronic engineer-Instrumentation Group) and Zinhle Buthelezi (researcher– iThemba-ALICE group), visited CERN, Geneva, Switzerland from 12-25 February. CERN is currently undergoing various upgrades within the ALICE (A Large Ion Collider Experiment) detector – one of numerous experiments on the LHC (Large Hadron Collider) ring. The opportunity to be involved
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iThemba LABS in the media (22/03/2017)

Check out the advertisement for iThemba LABS training opportunities in the Quest Magazine, vol13, no 1, p37: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11911/26 High Energy Physics Workshop hosted at the Gauteng department of iThemba LABS: http://www.wits.ac.za/news/latest-news/research-news/2017/2017-02/high-energy-physics-workshop-inspires-young-talent.html Public Lecture at iThemba LABS appears on “Things to do in Somerset West” page: http://south-africa.siguez.com/somerset-west/ithemba-labs/public-lecture-big-thinking-about-small-things?2m9thupeo3
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Learner’s Lecture: Dr Sudesh Sivarasu

Dr Sudesh Sivarasu, Senior Lecturer in the Division of Biomedical Engineering at UCT, will present a lecture for High School learners. He received the TW Kambule-NSTF Award for Emerging Researchers at the prestigious 18th annual National Science and Technology Forum Awards Dinner. Earlier this year Dr Sivarasu was also awarded
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Public Lecture – Prof Suprakas Ray

Imagine a sticker, slapped onto a miner’s sleeve that could warn underground workers about the presence of toxic or flammable gases; or a material that could adsorb heavy metal pollutants from mine wastewater without the need for large, expensive and power-hungry purification equipment. Such elegant solutions in the context of
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Visitor: Margaret Adedokun

Margaret Adedokun is a physics assistant lecturer and a Ph.D. (medical physics) student from the University of Lagos in Nigeria. She is visiting the environmental radioactivity laboratory (ERL) of the subatomic physics department, as of February 1st to March 31st. The purpose of her visit is to utilize the HPGe
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Visitors: from the ALICE Group

The SA-ALICE group from the subatomic physics department will be hosting Dr Guy Paic (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México) for a month, starting from February 25th, 2017. Dr Paic will give a series of lectures on Heavy Ion Physics at UCT and will also present a colloquium at iThemba LABS.
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International Masterclasses at iThemba LABS

During the coming weeks, high-school students around the world are invited to nearby research institutes and universities for a day-long programme to experience life at the forefront of basic research. These International Masterclasses give students the opportunity to become particle physicists for a day. During a Masterclass, participants work with
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Low-energy Rare Isotope Beam (LERIB) project

The LERIB Front End containing the ion source and target assembly was delivered from Legnaro, Italy and assembled in the RIB Off-line Laboratory in S- block where initial tests will be conducted with 50 keV stable beams. A short analysis beam line is being constructed as well. Once completed, the
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3 Mega volt Tandem accelerator, the “Tandetron” installation

The Materials Research Department of iThemba LABS is proud to announce that their new 3 Mega volt Tandem accelerator, the “Tandetron” with its digitally sophisticated beam transport system, has now been successfully installed, tested and declared operational up to the point of commissioning. Just the sight of this hi-tech equipment
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High-level Assessment of Occupational Health and Safety Compliance

For the first time ever and in accordance with the Environmental Risk Plan of the National Research Foundation, the NRF SHER function headed by the RISK Manager Mr Hannes Greeff, conducted a Compliance Audit at iThemba LABS on Thursday and Friday, 02 and 03 March 2017. Objectives of the audit
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